Thursday, November 16, 2017

Ten top talking animals in books

Pajtim Statovci is the award-winning author of the debut novel My Cat Yugoslavia. One of his top ten talking animals in books, as shared at the Guardian:
Pig Tales by Marie Darrieussecq

A young woman in her 20s lands a job at perfume counter. Soon after that, she understands that she’s expected to have sex with male customers. Then she starts gradually transforming into a sow. Darrieussecq’s debut novel – Truismes in the original French – was a massive success on publication in 1996. It offers one of the most distinctive and unique transformation stories of our time and explores questions of sexuality, identity and gender with much-needed insight and superb creativity.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue